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The Lost Boys: a kind and tender gay love story

Two boys strike up a passionate relationship in a juvenile detention centre in this touching French drama that offers an unusually generous depiction of vulnerable teens.

By Alex Davidson

The Lost Boys: a kind and tender gay love story
Features

2022: the year in queer cinema

By Alex Davidson

2022: the year in queer cinema
Reviews

Where is Anne Frank: a warm, uncynical tribute to victims of persecution

By Alex Davidson

Where is Anne Frank: a warm, uncynical tribute to victims of persecution
Reviews

Swan Song: a disappointing outing for Udo Kier

By Alex Davidson

Swan Song: a disappointing outing for Udo Kier
Best of 2021

2021: the year in queer cinema

By Alex Davidson

2021: the year in queer cinema
Reviews

Flee is an astonishing animated portrait of a young refugee

By Alex Davidson

Flee is an astonishing animated portrait of a young refugee
Reviews

A Brixton Tale follows a filmmaker crossing the line between inspiration and exploitation

By Alex Davidson

A Brixton Tale follows a filmmaker crossing the line between inspiration and exploitation
Reviews

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World counts the personal cost of international fame

By Alex Davidson

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World counts the personal cost of international fame
Reviews

Cowboys rides all guns blazing into its transgender childhood story

By Alex Davidson

Cowboys rides all guns blazing into its transgender childhood story
Reviews

Sequin in a Blue Room odysseys through a Lynchian queer underworld

By Alex Davidson

Sequin in a Blue Room odysseys through a Lynchian queer underworld
Reviews

It’s a Sin is a love letter to 1980s gay culture – and hate mail to the era’s homophobic hegemony

By Alex Davidson

It’s a Sin is a love letter to 1980s gay culture – and hate mail to the era’s homophobic hegemony
10 great

10 great Christmas films

By Josephine Botting, Sarah Currant and others

10 great Christmas films
Features

Björk on film: Grimm fairytales, whaling missions and Cannes glory

By Alex Davidson

Björk on film: Grimm fairytales, whaling missions and Cannes glory
Features

Why do we treat serial killers’ gay victims as dramatically disposable?

By Alex Davidson

Why do we treat serial killers’ gay victims as dramatically disposable?
Reviews

Welcome to Chechnya review: exodus from a burning closet

By Alex Davidson

Welcome to Chechnya review: exodus from a burning closet
Interviews

“A warm embrace rather than a punch in the stomach”: Levan Akin on his queer Georgian love story And Then We Danced

By Alex Davidson

“A warm embrace rather than a punch in the stomach”: Levan Akin on his queer Georgian love story And Then We Danced
Polls

The best TV series of 2019

By James Bell, Isabel Stevens and others

The best TV series of 2019
Reviews

Buddies review: the original gay Aids drama is still one of the best

By Alex Davidson

Buddies review: the original gay Aids drama is still one of the best
Lists

6 to see at LFF if you like... LGBTQ+ cinema

By Alex Davidson

6 to see at LFF if you like... LGBTQ+ cinema
Features

Art against hate: queer cinema from repressive countries

By Alex Davidson

Art against hate: queer cinema from repressive countries
10 great

10 great LGBTIQ+ documentaries

By Alex Davidson

10 great LGBTIQ+ documentaries
10 great

10 great Canadian lesbian, gay and transgender films

By Alex Davidson

10 great Canadian lesbian, gay and transgender films
Features

Oscars so serious: why sidelining comedies at the Academy Awards isn’t funny

By Alex Davidson

Oscars so serious: why sidelining comedies at the Academy Awards isn’t funny
Lists

50 films and TV series to see in 2019

By Henry Barnes, Alex Davidson and others

50 films and TV series to see in 2019
Features

2018: The year in LGBTQ+ cinema

By Alex Davidson

2018: The year in LGBTQ+ cinema
Lists

5 LGBTQ+ films you should watch at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival

By Alex Davidson

5 LGBTQ+ films you should watch at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival
Lists

15 rare times when a director made great films in 5 or more different decades

By Alex Barrett, Martyn Conterio and others

15 rare times when a director made great films in 5 or more different decades
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10 great gay romance films

By Alex Davidson

10 great gay romance films
Features

Was Merchant Ivory’s Maurice just too gay for the 1980s?

By Alex Davidson

Was Merchant Ivory’s Maurice just too gay for the 1980s?
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